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Weekly Web Wrap for 14/01/2013

See what we got up to at the EA Showcase

Last year's EA Showcase event here in Sydney was a chance for media and the EA Community to get their hands on some of our upcoming games like SimCity, Crysis 3, FUSE and Dead Space 3! Read the roundup here.

Dead Space 3 is Better with Kinect

Executive Producer Steve Papoutsis explains how you can take down the terror using voice commands with Dead Space 3's Kinect functionality.

Watch the video

Relive the EA Showcase live-chat

We flew in producers of FUSE, Crysis 3 and SimCity for an exclusive live-chat to answer your questions.

Replay the live-chat

Here's a few of the stories you may have missed around the net.

MCV Pacific: More tickets available for PAX Australia

PAX Australia made more tickets available after expanding to an additional hall at the Melbourne Showgrounds earlier this month. The expo runs between July 19-21 in Melbourne and single-day passes are available on the PAX Australia website.

EA Sports teams up with Monster to create the ultimate gaming headphones

EA Sports has teamed up with Monster to create MVP Carbon surround sound headphones. The headphones boast 5.1 channel surround sound processing and sport comfortable ear-cushions for gaming marathons, an integrated, detachable microphone for voice chat and, for the audiophiles, boasts powerful 30mm drivers.

John Riccitiello talks video game violence with U.S. Vice President

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has met with EA CEO John Riccitiello, among others video game industry executives, to talk about the relationship between violent video games and violent crime in the United States. Biden admits that conclusive evidence linking games to real-life violence is scarce and that gun violence in the U.S. is a complex problem.

That's a wrap! Join us every Monday for your EA news.